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July 1
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle

L.A. County Launches 2022 Summer Aquatics Season
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

It’s Park Time L.A.! Beat the heat, get fit or learn to swim at L.A. County seasonal and year-round pools. There’s something for everyone including lap swim, novice teams, aqua aerobics too! Free Every Body Swims and other summer aquatics programs run from June 20 to August 20. Register at reservations.lacounty.gov starting...

L.A. County Hiring Lake Lifeguards; Castaic Aquatic Center Site of Swim Test
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is currently hiring Lake Lifeguards. To join, applicants must fill out the online form (available here) as well as meet the following requirements: – Swim 1000 yards in 18 minutes – Have graduated high school (or equivalent) – Have at least 20/30...

L.A. County Parks & Rec Debuts 24-Hour Online Registration System
Thursday, Aug 26, 2021

Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is debuting its new 24-hour online registration system, ActiveNet. You can now reserve picnic tables, register for virtual or in-person classes, or fulfill any other recreation need from the comfort of your home through this quick and easy-to-use system. Your family...

L.A. County Parks Announces Independent Instructor Recruitment for Winter Season
Monday, Aug 9, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced it is recruiting independent instructors who can provide recreation and enrichment classes for this year’s winter season slated to begin Dec. 6, 2021. The department is looking for highly talented independent instructors to bring...

Registration Now Open for L.A. County Parks & Rec Summer Programs
Thursday, May 27, 2021

The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation teamed up with some of the best instructors in Los Angeles to bring you hundreds of classes for all ages, levels and budgets. Take a class virtually from the comfort of your home or head to your local park for some fresh air and dynamic outdoor classes. Whether...

Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020

The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director. The appointment by Director Norma García-González marks the first time that two women have led the 76-year-old agency. “I am pleased to welcome Alina Bokde as the new Chief Deputy...

County to Invest Nearly $17M to Revitalize Play Areas in Underserved Communities
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

July is Parks Make Life Better month, which highlights local parks, recreation, trails, open space, and facilities as critical infrastructure for Californians impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of Parks Make Life Better month, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is launching...

County Parks to Host Virtual Cheer Camp with L.A. Rams Cheerleaders

L.A. County Parks will unite the cheerleading spirit during a weeklong free Virtual Cheer Camp from Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31. While the COVID-19 pandemic Safer at Home health order does not allow to meet in-person, L.A. County Parks and the Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders will ensure that...

SCV Regional Parks, Natural Areas Reduce Operating Hours
Friday, Jul 3, 2020

Los Angeles County regional parks and natural areas, which include William S. Hart Park, Placerita Nature Center and Vasquez Rocks, will now be closed Mondays and Tuesdays, effective July 6, according to officials. The reduced hours follow staff reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hours of operation...

County Launches ‘Parks from Home’ Virtual Recreation Center (Video)
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation launched “Parks From Home,” a virtual recreation center to provide free access to fitness and instructional classes for the public to enjoy from home during the COVID-19 crisis. The free online programming includes videos of LA County...

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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker